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BJP MP quits over Rajasthan poll candidates' list

Vishwendra Singh resigned from his Bharatpur seat after discord with BJP leadership over ticket allotment.

india Updated: Nov 08, 2003 18:10 IST

A BJP MPfrom Rajasthan has resigned from his Lok Sabha seat after differences with the leadership over ticket allotment for the upcoming assembly polls.

Bharatpur MP Vishwendra Singh, a member of the former royal family, faxed his resignation to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday and gave its copy to senior state party leader and National Treasurer Ram Das Agrawal in Delhi, sources in Singh's Bharatpur office said.

However, the party is yet to accept the resignation, and is trying to make him reconsider his decision.

Singh is scheduled to meet senior BJP leaders in Delhi on Saturday, sources added.

First Published: Nov 08, 2003 11:27 IST